Reviews

Where to eat in the Santos-o-Velho & Madragoa Neighborhood of Lisbon, Portugal

Santos manages to be the hippest neighborhood in Lisbon, while still retaining its integrity. T..

Foraging at Middletons

Review of Middleton's, York, England by Claire Stewart York has been gaining a reputation for ..

Las Palmas Cuban Restaurant in West New York

When I was a little girl, I was introduced to Las Palmas by my stepfather. He would take the fa..

Woodwork Winery’s 2013 Pinot Noir is Exceptionally Smooth

Pinot Noir is typically considered earthy with vivid fruity flavors of ripe red fruit, cherry, ..

Interview with Kristin Bingham from Holy Cannoli Recipes

Kristin Bingham is the quirky genius behind the mouth-watering blog, Holy Cannoli Recipes. The..

Restaurant Review: El Maguey y La Tuna Restaurant, Lower East Side, Manhattan

Last week, I had the opportunity to dine at a Mexican gem on 321 East Houston Street, El Maguey..

Interview with Robin LeBlanc from The Thirsty Wench

The Thirsty Wench is the successful blog where Robin LeBlanc talks about beer and most topics..

Gertrude’s Restaurant in Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

I love getting presents, especially from someone who has put so much thought into it. I know yo..

Review: Fine Indian Flavors at Junoon, NYC

Junoon, which means "passion," is a fine-dining Indian restaurant in New York's Flatiron distri..

Review of PB Crave – “Peanut Butter With A Twist”

Peanut butter is one of my all-time favorite foods, so when FriendsEAT was given the opportunit..

Monday Night at Andanada

On a recent Monday night I visited Andanada which recently took over Gastroartes' home. Decor s..

Thalassa Review

Stepping into Thalassa is like stepping onto the deck of a boat for two reasons. The first is t..

Taste Real Mexico at Real Mexico in Columbia, SC

Have you ever just stopped somewhere because you were on a long drive and you were starving. Yo..

Amelie NODA Charleston,NC

Amelie is an incredibly cute French casual restaurant in the NODA (North of Davidson) neighborh..

Soul Gastrolounge Charlotte, NC

What a disappointment. I rarely write unflattering reviews, but this place was simply  unsatis..

Cocotte, as tiny as a cocotte, but full of flavor

Sometimes you just don't want to let people in on your secret. It took me quite a while to craf..

Sotto Sopra Amagansett, Making Tuscany Proud

We were recently invited to the Hamptons to check out the pet friendly resort, the Southampton ..

Benares Review

Located in Tribecca, Benares' warm, inviting, and low-key atmosphere makes this restaurant a de..

Basil Brick Oven Pizza: So Much More than Your Average Pizza Joint

Tucked away in a corner of Astoria, Michelin rated Basil Brick Oven Pizza is much more than its..

You’ll Sing Do-Raymi for Raymi

I'm sure you can tell by the title that I'm feeling saucy. Could be because I finally made it o..

ReviewerCard: A Shameless Exercise in Rank Exploitation

Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus recently wrote about a company that sells ID cards to..

Escape into Paradise at Oficina Latina

I try out lot of restaurants, so you can skip the bad ones. I'm thrilled to say that Oficina La..

5 Ways Restaurants Can Profit From Negative Reviews

Writing for Small Business Trends, Lisa Barone recently explored the impact of online reviews, ..

NatureBox: Subscription-Based Snack Delivery Service

NatureBox is a subscription-based online snack delivery service that sends monthly boxes to sub..

Review Red Rooster Harlem

I don't know why it took me so long to get to Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster. He was one of ..

Sofia Wine Bar – A Perfect Date Spot

This place made me wish I was single. Nah, not really. But Sofia has this incredibly intimate v..

Best Restaurants to Eat Near Lincoln Center (At Every Price Point)

The Upper West Side used to be a restaurant wasteland. It seems the influence of Lincoln Center..

American Table Brings Samuelsson to the Upper West Side

I've been a fan of Marcus Samuelsson for years.  Ever since I attended New York Restaurant Wee..

Review Marenco Scrapona Moscato D’Asti

I recently received samples of various wines from Marenco winery. I started off with their Mosc..

Gusari Restaurant in Tucepi

So you have heard me rant on how disappointing the food scene in Croatia was. But, believe me, ..

Konoba Kod Jose Split

The food scene got significantly better when we arrived in Split. I thank the team over at Tast..

Restaurant Ivo Makarska

We decided to try Restaurant Ivo on our first day in Makarska because it was rated #1 on TripAd..

Best Chocolate Shops in Brussels

Brussels could be the ultimate foodie city. It is the land of mussels, frites, and of course Be..

Love With Food

Love With Food provides a subscription-based online gourmet snacks delivery service that sends ..

A Good Reason to Test the Gout God: Le Fourneau in Brussels

For our first fancy meal in Brussels, Antonio and I selected Chef Evan Triantopoulos' Le Fourn..

Desi Galli Brings Indian Street Food to NYC

When people think of "Soul Food" they usually think of grits, hush puppies, and okra. This defi..

Lake Champlain Chocolates: Get Some NOW!

One of the great perks of food writing is the samples. I get lots and lots of samples in the ma..

Waterstone 2011 Carneros Chardonnay

I am currently sipping on the 2011 vintage of the Waterstone Carneros Chardonnay. I always wish..

Sammy’s Noodle Shop, Not as Good as It Used to Be

It had been a while since I had visited Sammy's Noodle Shop & Grill. Antonio and I were in the ..

A Swimming Pool, Great Food, And A View in NYC

Imagine yourself sipping on a gorgeous rose while sitting by the pool and looking at the Empire..

Review The Orchard House LES

The Lower East Side has undergone a drastic change the past few years. It was a working class i..

Todd English Cooking Demo at Ca Va

We all know that Todd English is quite a good looking fellow. We knew he could develop a great ..

Firebird, The Most Pleasant Surprise of the Year

When I think of NYC's "Restaurant Row", I think of crappy restaurants serving sub par food to t..

Review Mole UES

You know you're doing something right when you have 4 successful restaurants in New York. This ..

Zutto: Amen for Ramen!

You're jonesing for ramen so you hit up the place around the corner where a huge bowl costs you..

Casellula: A Perfect Spot in NYC

I am always in a search for fabulous places to get food. I would like to thank Lindsay (The Lun..

Pounds & Ounces: A Good Reason to Gain Them

Pounds & Ounces has taken over the Chelsea home of the Viceroy. I recently paid the restaurant ..

Hill Cafe: Worth The Trip To Brooklyn

I was recently invited to try out Hill Cafe (a French restaurant) in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.  ..

Review Indie Food and Wine

I am one happy woman. Great restaurants keep sprouting up on the Upper West Side. I'll be busy ..

Secrets of the Press Dinner

As a food blogger, I get invited to quite a bit of press dinners. Some are run perfectly, while..